Junior Legal Counsel Commercial

Barclay Meade
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A managed IT services / technology services provider are recruiting a junior, Legal Counsel. Applicants need a legal background / training, and have in-house legal or commercial contracts experience.

The Junior Legal Counsel will work closely with, and support the Head of Legal within this dynamic and fast-paced IT / technology services provider. Offering the business legal expertise and counsel on both customer and supplier commercial contracts, the Junior Legal Counsel will review and negotiate agreements.

Duties of the Junior Legal Counsel include:

1. Provide advice, guidance and support on contractual T&Cs, contract performance, compliance and legal issues
2. Review, draft and negotiate terms with suppliers / customers
3. Maintain and manage company contracts register, and all legal documentation
4. Work closely with procurement in regards to new suppliers
5. Researching legal and regulatory issues, and ensure advice remains current
6. Ensure contractual T&Cs are amended to support changing business needs

Junior Legal Counsel applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Have undergone Legal training (law degree, LPC, GDL etc.)
2. In-house experience across commercial agreements
3. Experience within an IT or tecnology business is preferred, but not essential
4. A relationship builder with; customers, suppliers/subcontractors and internal colleagues/stakeholders
5. Have the agility to operate within a rapidly expanding, and dynamic business

This role would suit candidates working within: Legal Counsel, In House Legal, Commercial Management, Contracts Management